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Accident: 14454011 - Employee Killed When Clothing Caught By Power Take-Off

Accident: 14454011 -- Report ID: 0751910 -- Event Date: 01/26/1987
InspectionOpen DateSICEstablishment Name
10193536901/27/19871429Aggrecon Corporation
Employee #1 was unloading 1,000 gal of diesel fuel from a tank truck into an underground storage facility. He put a hose in the tank truck's pipe and started the power take-off when he suffered a heart attack. As he fell, his clothes became entangled in the power take-off, squeezing him. Employee #1 was killed. According to the county coroner who performed the autopsy, he died of asphyxia.
Keywords: clothing, tank truck, asphyxiated, heart attack, work rules, caught by, fall, entangled, power take-off
Employee # Inspection Age Sex Degree Nature Occupation
1 101935369 Fatality Asphyxia Supervisors, mechanics and repairers

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